Dr. Shirer graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. She went on to pursue her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. After finishing dental school she completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center where she learned to expand her scope of practice. She started as full-time faculty at MUSC in 2011. Dr. Shirer is a course director for the Fixed Prosthodontics I and IV classes and acts as a clinical attending in various areas of general dentistry. She maintains a private practice in Dental Faculty Practice and is happy to welcome new patients.